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Video Game Math Is The New Reading

Laura Zigman | Posted 02.28.2012 | Parents
Laura Zigman

Here, my son -- I mean, a boy -- is explaining to my husband -- I mean, his father -- how the three hours he's already spent playing video games doesn't really count and that he's actually earned MORE time for all the time he's spent playing video games that didn't count.

QUICK POLL: Can Video Games Replace Real Exercise?

Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

Are you getting a new Wii or Xbox Kinect for the holidays? Many proud new gaming console owners will be happy to hear that playing movement-based vide...

Heads-Up, Media Producers: Families Still Matter Most in a Digital Age

Michael Levine | Posted 08.06.2011 | Technology
Michael Levine

Tomorrow, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop is presenting a report at the E 3 Expo in Los Angeles that may surprise media designers and c...

Is a Low-Resolution Life Worth Living?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

Technology creates a mediated and low-resolution approximation of life that does offer utilitarian benefits and some entertainment value. But is it "real" enough to want to substitute much of real life?

Nintendo Wii Price Cut Announced

Engadget | Posted 07.04.2011 | Technology

Nintendo has just made official its intention to drop the suggested retail price of the Wii down to $149.99, and will additionally include a copy of M...

Nintendo May Seek Outside Help

Posted 06.26.2011 | Technology

(TOKYO) - Nintendo said on Tuesday that alliances with other companies may be necessary, a day after the game maker reported its second straight f...

Wii 2 Coming In 2012, Nintendo Says

Posted 06.25.2011 | Technology

By Isabel Reynolds (OSAKA, Japan ) - Nintendo Co Ltd will launch a successor to its aging Wii game console in 2012 as it bets on a new hit games p...

New Nintendo Console Coming Soon?

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.15.2011 | Technology

Nintendo may be releasing their first new gaming console in five years, according to Game Informer. The site confirmed "with multiple sources" tha...

WATCH: "We Dare," The Adults-Only Wii Spanking Game

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Nintendo Wii is ubiquitously known for being a family friendly console, but a recent commercial reveals a risqué release for a steamy, adults-only ...

I Am the Most Important Person in My Son's Education

Peter Zucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Peter Zucker

But my wife and I are the ones who give him the guidance, the support, the values, the discipline he needs to succeed.

GIFT GUIDE: The Best Gifts For Music & Movie Lovers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Now that we're in the holiday season, you have to suddenly figure out what your family could possibly need. It's just about impossible to figure out a...

UK Study: Can The Wii Treat Parkinson's?

Techland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A British doctor has received £35,000 (about $55,000) to find out if the Wii can help increase motor skills and overall well-being of individuals wit...

Nintendo's Innovation Gap: When a Disrupter Becomes the Disrupted

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Inder Sidhu

Four years after revolutionizing the electronic gaming industry with its "motion-sensitive" Wii entertainment console, Nintendo finds itself at a cross roads. Make that crosshairs.

Online Gaming Statistics Reveal How Much Time Gamers REALLY Spend Playing (INFOGRAPHIC)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Editor's Note: Due to editorial consideration, the infographic and accompanying text have been removed from this post. ...

Pleasuring in the Middle East

Svetlana Maksimovoskaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Svetlana Maksimovoskaya

I got urgent call from Bibi last week begging me to come to Holy Land for emergency pleasure session. "I'm waiting to hear if Abbas agrees to my propo...

James Williams Goes On Rampage, Bites Mom, Hits Pedestrians After Getting Angry Over Wii Game

Colorado Springs Gazette | MARIA ST.LOUIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A man who police say bit his mom in the ankle, broke out a window with a BB gun and hit a pedestrian and a tree with his car was arrested Thursday eve...

Video Games Are Gay (VIDEO)

Bryan Safi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bryan Safi

2010-06-11-gaygay.jpg When you think of video games and the people who play them, images of guys who have never touched a girl come to mind. But, there are now plenty of games for gamers who would never WANT to touch a girl - gay gamers.

HuffPost Reviews: Slash, Madonna, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, Plus A Conversation with Matt Hires, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Slash's first solo album shows continuity and expert songwriting despite all of the musical influences involved. But despite its being a solid release, the old school rock 'n' roll can sometimes get a little too reliable.

There's Video Everywhere!

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment: Blockbuster wants you to stream full-length feature films on your phone. The...

People Taking Their Phones, TV Remotes To The Grave

Huffington Post | Amanda Ng and Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

According to Obit Magazine, caskets are getting crowded. The magazine on 'life, death, and transition' reports that more and more people are choosing...

A Wii Bit Incompetent

Patrick Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Patrick Boyle

My children are technologically super-skilled, leaving me in the dust. How could this be happening?

Did the BlackBerry Eat My Girlfriends?

Cassandra M. Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Cassandra M. Bellantoni

I love technology when it brings us together, promoting understanding and lifting our collective consciousness, but in this era of instant communication, I'm still finding contact doesn't always equal connection.

'Project Runway' To Become Wii Game

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — "Project Runway" is strutting to Nintendo's Wii. Atari Inc. is developing a video game based on the popular reality TV fashion co...

Dreidel Mania

Melanie Chartoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Melanie Chartoff

Santa is lugging Sony Playstations. Traditions are toppling and mutating to the point where we can scarcely remember their original intent. Oy! Even the dreidel has gone millennial.

Wii Sales Plummet, Signaling Decline In Game's Popularity

NY Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sales of Wii machines around the world fell 43% to 5.75 million from 10 million in the six months ending on Sept. 30. ...